Paeans - and Aches

over the years

Friday, December 29, 2006

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It used to be
That “too far away from home”
Meant a few thousand miles or more.
Perhaps a continent away
Or even the other side of the world.
Now, a few steps away
from my front door,
I hesitate:
What if I stumble here?
Lose my balance there?
What if my breath gives out?
Am I too far away from home?


Blogger joanita said...

always loved the story, the life and landscape in your poems. keep them coming. - J

17/5/07 13:28  

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